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Head and shoulders photograph showing the famous Apache leader Geronimo, photographed during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904

Of Note: Geronimo: His Autograph and His Legacy

Posted by: Lewis Wyman

June is the birth month of Bedonkohe Apache leader Geronimo. The Library of Congress Manuscript Division holds what it believes to be is an example of his autograph on an unattributed drawing of a horse, reminders of a challenging history and relationship with the federal government, including President Theodore Roosevelt.